CEU Moves up the 2021 QS World University Rankings in DPP's subject areas

March 12, 2021

According to the 2021 QS World University Rankings by Subject, two CEU programs rank amongst the top 50 worldwide, with a further 3 in the top 100.

CEU President and Rector Michael Ignatieff said, “We are delighted by our improved Global Ranking in 1 Broad Subject Area and in 3 Subjects. These rankings are testament to the dedication of our faculty in providing CEU students with an outstanding learning environment.

In Politics and International Studies, to which the Department of Public Policy (DPP) contributes, CEU rose in the QS rankings, from 30 to 25, and in Philosophy from 37 to 35.

CEU also ranks in the top 100 in Sociology, History, and Social Policy and Administration, another important subject area to which DPP contributes. Law is in the top 150 programs, Economics and Econometrics is amongst the world’s top 200, and Business & Management Studies is in the top 450.

DPP's Head Martin Kahanec commented, "These rankings signify an inspiring story of academic leadership, integrity, and resilience. I am proud of DPP's faculty and staff, who have demonstrated exemplary dedication to academic excellence and the provision of exquisite learning experience to our students even in these challenging pandemic times."  

The QS World University Rankings by Subject evaluate universities offering undergraduate and/or taught graduate programs, exceed minimum academic and employer reputation scores, and publish a minimum number of papers based on discipline. 51 subjects are ranked at universities across the globe.